Misty Mount (Unknown – Present) writes suspense, mystery, and romance fiction.
- The Shadow Girl (2017)
- The Nanny Song (2018)
Book Series – The Underground Defenders
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Genre: YA/ Fantasy/ Coming of Age
Publication Date: December 28, 2017
Blackness. Nothingness. It was in the shape of a giant, hazy shadow, enveloping me, swallowing me, and digesting me into the unknown. It was my biggest fear and my ultimate fate.
Shy, thirteen-year-old Zylia has always known she was different. Most teenagers feel unnoticed and unseen, but for Zylia, it’s something much worse. She’s disappearing from this world and doesn’t know how to stop it. At times, she’s not sure she wants to. Until she stumbles across a family mystery surrounding the disappearance of her great-aunt Angelica years earlier. During her quest to unravel the mystery, Zylia discovers she’s able to cross the boundary and enter the “in between” world. Now, it’s up to Zylia to save herself before she’s trapped “in between” forever.
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I did my best to fight and claw my way back to the life I once knew, but panic had taken over and colors were swirling and fading all around me. It was all turning into a great cloud of blackness, just like the one I had seen in my dream. The looming cloud of nothingness I had feared for so long was finally grabbing me, wiping my world dark and blank.
The darkness was thick and intense, an inky void that stretched to eternity in every direction. Eventually my panic burnt itself out and I simply stayed there in the dark, feeling as if someone had drained my adrenal glands. I was no longer responding to the dark with fear, but acceptance. In fact, curiosity was beginning to take over.
The longer I let myself stare into it, the less dark it appeared. After some time, I realized that it was all different shades of murky black and foggy gray overlapping and undulating, just out of focus. I blinked mentally and suddenly she was there, standing above me with concern etched in sooty-colored lines on her monochromatic face.”
About the Author
Misty Mount has written since age five and was first published at fourteen. By day she’s a caregiver, wife, and mother to a young son but during the quiet hours of night she becomes a novelist. She resides in Wichita, Kansas.
Giveaway: 1 print and 2 digital copies of The Shadow Girl by Misty Mount
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A Special Share from Author Misty Mount About Zylia
“If you’ve ever felt like you don’t belong, or suffered internal isolation in the company of others . . . you don’t have to be alone. You might be a little like me.
Even if you feel out of place and overlooked, or if your existence feels like one great anachronism . . . then you might have compassion for my misery.
But if people begin to stare right through you and one day your reflection has faded or blinked out . . . then you should be afraid. If you share my burden you’re in danger.
My name is Zylia and I’m disappearing.”
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